(May 1955)

Harvey, 1949 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Harvey Enterprises, Inc.
Brand:
True Love
Editing:
Alfred Harvey
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden and Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Avison ?
Inks:
Al Avison ?
Colors:
?

Genre:
romance

My Beloved Doctor (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Lee Elias
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Dr. Leila Dix; Dr. Marshall; Dr. Stan Wyn; Doodie; Skip; Mike; Gil
Synopsis:
Leila is the first woman medical intern at Boone Hospital. She earns the grudging respect of Dr. Stan, and falls in love with him as well. Little abandoned Skip is brought into the hospital for care, and all of the employees rally around to care for him. When Skip is threatened with removal by welfare authorities, Stan and Leila each volunteer to adopt him; they decide to get married to make it easier (and because they love each other).
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My First Sweetheart! (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance
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Most Popular Girl in School! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Sandy; Carrie Griswold; Chet Robbins
Synopsis:
Sandy sets out to make each boy fall in love with her, then dumps him and moves on to her next conquest. On the night of the spring prom, she steals Chet from his date Carrie. They go out for a while, but eventually Sandy loses interest. However, when Chet and Carrie are reunited, Sandy realises she actually loves Chet. It’s too late: Chet says “I despise you and all you stand for!” He and Carrie get married and Sandy is left alone—still the “most popular girl around” but without true love.
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Indexer Notes

Title on story and on contents page appears to be "I Don't Want to be the Most Popular Girl in School."

Pleasant Memories (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance
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I Tried To Elope (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Marsha; Johnny Ames; Mr. Ames; Mrs. Ames; Clarice; T. Hook
Synopsis:
15-year-old Marsha’s parents refuse to give their consent for her marriage to 18-year-old Johnny, asking them to wait. Johnny convinces Marsha to elope but a series of mishaps results in them being apprehended by the police and returned to their parents. Marsha falls ill and Johnny promises to wait until she’s 18 before they wed.
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Indexer Notes

Although her age is repeatedly given as 15, Marsha's parents ask her to wait "a year...until Marsha graduates from high school." This would make her 16, but in the USA, students graduate high school at age 18. At the end of the story, Marsha asks Johnny to wait until she's 18.

Too Shy For Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Lon; Kate; Lola Tamberton; Roger
Synopsis:
Shy Kate falls for Lon, director of the school play. Stuck-up Lola gets the main part so Kate agrees to work in makeup, types up the scripts, and learns Lola’s part as well. Lola is offered an interview by a talent scout and deserts the play on opening night. Kate goes on and is a big success, while Lola learns the “talent scout” was a lecher who “wanted a good time.” Lon and Kate fall in love and will marry after graduation.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. My Beloved Doctor
  3. 2. My First Sweetheart!
  4. 3. Most Popular Girl in School!
  5. 4. Pleasant Memories
  6. 5. I Tried To Elope
  7. 6. Too Shy For Love
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • David Wilt
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mark Gordon
  • Wally Harrington
  • Mickey Coalwell